Back Porch ComposTumbler

Model CT08002

$199.00 plus $44.95 shipping and handling

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Makes compost in as little as 4 to 6 weeks.* The mobile Back Porch ComposTumbler is sized for urban composting and small yard owners. Features two wheels for easy mobility. Take finished compost to your flower beds and garden areas. Turns everyday kitchen throw-outs into compost, fast.

  • Holds up to 4 bushels
  • 30” H x 31” x 26”D
  • 7” off the ground + wheels

  • Holds up to 4 bushels
  • 37”H x 31”W x 26”D
  • 7” off the ground + wheels

  • Finished Compost in 4 to 6 Weeks!

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Back Porch ComposTumbler

Mobile composter makes compost in as little as 4 to 6 weeks*

The Back Porch ComposTumbler is the small composter developed for urban composting and backyard use and makes compost in as little as 4-6 weeks*. You don’t need a lot of environment to be environmentally friendly. Mantis has expanded the world of composting to gardeners with smaller yards. The mobile design includes two wheels for easy and lightweight transport. Holds 4 bushels.

  • Wheel finished compost to flower beds and garden areas.
  • Compost bin contents are totally enclosed.
  • Vented end caps permit proper air flow and drainage.
  • Door latches securely to contain odors and keep rodents out.
  • Easy-grip grooves make it simple to rotate the compost drum.

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm –

Convenient Wheels

Take your composter directly to the garden and flower beds – just tip it back and wheel it wherever you need.

Additional Features

Turning grooves

Rotating your Back Porch ComposTumbler is easy – just take hold of a groove and turn the composting drum.

Aerator/drainage unit on the bottom combined with screened vents on each side

Balances air intake and moisture levels, also eliminating spillage. Aeration vent permits drainage of excess moisture, known as ‘compost tea’.

Removable door

Makes adding materials to the composter even easier.

Contains up to 4 bushels of materials

As much high quality compost as you need for small garden spaces and potted plants.

Secure door latches

Doors latch tightly to keep animals out and keep compost materials in while turning the drum



Drum Capacity

5 cu. ft. Holds up to 4 bushels (37 gallons) for composting; over one 30-gallon trash bag of material


37″ H x 31″ W x 26″ D

Drum Height

7″ off the ground

Drum Materials

Double-wall, high density polyethylene with insulating air cell. BPA-free, food grade plastic end caps.


Polyester powder-coated black steel tubing, with two wheels


Aerator/Drainage unit on the bottom

Air Circulation

Screened vents on each side


Indented grooves on drum allow grip for turning


Sage Green

Time to Finish Compost

Finished compost in 4 to 6 weeks* | * Compost times depend on ambient temperature and combination of materials being composted.


2 years

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